Princess Anne (1709–1759) by Jacopo Amigoni (Wrest Park - Silsoe, Luton, Bedfordshire UK)


Anne was declared Princess Royal in 1727 and I am estimating this portrait dates from about that time.

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Princess Anne wears a round dress held out by mechanical supports that would pass 110 years later with a vee neckline and pleated bodice. Wide waffle dresses did not dominate until a few more years had passed.

Keywords:  Amigoni, jeweled floral headdress, scoop neckline, modesty piece, train, elbow length full sleeves, forward-back flared engageantes, lace, vee waistline, panniers, full skirt, over-skirt, Sévigné brooch

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